Second generation of Wi-Fi iPad, released on March 11, 2011. Model number A1395. Repair is difficult and will require heat.

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Antenna ripped in half; will it still work?

When replacing the digitizer I ripped the antenna near the home button in half. I still have it and pieced it back together with the adhesive backing and put it back in place. Before I put it back together, will the Wi-Fi signal still be as strong? When I hit the power button I still have a full signal. Thanks for answering!!!

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No, it will work if you are next to a router, don't think you are the only one that has done this, I wont open an ipad 2 without a new pwr volume control cable and a wifi cable, it's real tough to remove the digitizer without this happening, good luck, If this Answer is helpful please remember to return and mark it Accepted.

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Thanks for the timely response, Mitch! Ordered the parts after reading your answer and am taking your advice. Better safe than sorry! Thanks again!

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